Income/capita 28%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 41%
Income per capita$21,351$31,502$29,829
Median household income$44,107$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,375$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$18,750$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,125$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level20.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nilwood is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Nilwood is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nilwood is 41% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nilwood is 38% higher than the national average

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      Nilwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.6%17.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%15.0%
      Public administration9.1%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.6%52.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chesterfield, IL336$68,08823%
      Pawnee, IL2,738$65,81719%
      Auburn, IL5,006$62,38613%
      Divernon, IL1,201$57,3864%
      Hettick, IL125$53,7503%
      Nilwood, IL246$44,10720%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hallam, NE246$70,83328%
      Conetoe, NC246$25,50054%
      Hills and Dales, OH246$135,313145%
      Graham, MO246$38,03631%
      White Heath, IL246$0100%
      Nilwood, IL246$44,10720%
      Source: The Nilwood, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).